Energy, trade and bilateral cooperation are the main issues of the agenda that Uruguayan president Jose Mujica will address with his Venezuelan peer Hugo Chavez on Wednesday in Caracas.
The Bolivian government plans to help market the nation’s coca plant crops in products such as energy drinks, tea, toothpaste and flour.
The United States Department is questioning Venezuela's need to buy billions of dollars in weapons from Russia, voicing concern the arms may end up elsewhere in Latin America.
Bolivian President Evo Morales revealed that he asked Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin to have Moscow return “strongly” to Latin America in the meeting that the pair held in Caracas last Friday.
Bolivian president Evo Morales claimed victory in the regional elections of this Sunday, because according to the Movement Toward Socialism (MAS), ‘now he controls six of the nine governors and three mayors of the ten largest in the country“.
Cuban dissident Guillermo Fariñas accepted as a challenge the warning launched on Sunday by president Raul Castro that Havana will not be “blackmailed or yield” to “hunger strikers” and promised that now “more than ever” he was determined “to continue fasting until death”.
Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin arrived Friday in Venezuela for his first visit to the OPEC nation as he prepared to sign energy, defense, and financial agreements with President Hugo Chavez.
Peru's most treasured archaeological site, Machu Picchu, is due to be formally re-opened after it was closed for two months.
The historic February 27th earthquake left more than 90 percent of Chile’s hotels and tourist services without structural damage. The same can’t be said about Chile’s tourism industry. A huge number – perhaps as much as half – of all upcoming reservations made by foreigners have been cancelled.
Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin will pay his first visit to Venezuela to meet with President Hugo Chavez on April 2, a government source told RIA Novosti in Moscow on Wednesday.